Much of the trail is on or near exposed bedrock, which is part of the Canadian Shield. Marble Rock Conservation Area gives hikers challenging and picturesque terrain, featuring breathtaking views at the lookouts along both the North and South Trails. The diversity of the biosphere is evident at Marble Rock Conservation Area which is rich with flora and fauna. Deer, otter, beaver, blue heron, grouse, frogs, interesting insects and wild turkeys can be seen along the trail. Wildflowers, fungi, mushrooms, lichens, mosses, ferns and many species of trees including mature birch are sights to be seen throughout the conservation area.
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*Note: Directions lead to map coordinates (in longitude/latitude) of the main trail head
Marble Rock is named after a small hamlet that had three mills, post office, general store and tavern. Also located in Marble Rock, during World War I, was a mine that produced quartz used for early radios.